Albemarle Location
Clinic Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:00AM-5:30PM; Sat, 8:00AM-11:00AM

Doctor Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00AM-11:00AM, 2:00PM-4:00PM; Sat, 8:00AM-10AM
(704) 983-2164
West Stanly Location
Clinic Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:00AM-5:30PM; Sat: 8:00AM-11:00AM
Doctor Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00AM-10:00AM, 2:00PM-4:00PM; Sat, 8:00AM-10:00AM
(704) 888-7387

Cats


Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

While cats confined to an indoor environment generally live longer and are at less risk for contracting infectious diseases or injuries due to trauma, they are at greater risk for a variety of behavioral problems. These problems include urinating and defecating outside the litter box, anxiety, eating disorders, attention seeking, aggression, self-injury and compulsive disorders like excessive grooming and scratching.

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Cat Emergency? We Are Here For You

If your cat has suffered a sudden trauma or is experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, please call us immediately at: (704) 983-2164

In an emergency, time is of the essence, please bring your cat to our emergency hospital as soon as possible. The address is:

1639 Highway 24/27 W Bypass

Albemarle, NC 28001

What To Do If Your Cat May Be Having A Veterinary Emergency

If your cat has suffered a sudden trauma or is experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, please call us immediately at: (704) 983-2164

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Declawing Cats: Examining the Pros, Cons and Alternatives

A part of normal cat behavior is their instinctive need to scratch on surfaces to remove excess claw material and keep the nails clean and in good shape. Cats obviously enjoy this behavior and certainly are not aware that their behavior may be seen as destructive to their owners. Unfortunately while your cat is happily clawing on your favorite chenille chair furniture, you may be grimacing and very unhappy with one of your favorite family members.

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Veterinary Services For Cats

Since 1988, the veterinarians and support staff at Albemarle Animal Clinic have sought to achieve the highest standards of veterinary medicine. We feel that cats are part of the family, yours and ours. Our clients' response to the care we provide is the strongest testament to the quality of care we provide for their cats.

You can find our recent client feedback here.

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Cat Vaccinations - Everything You Should Know

The importance of vaccinations to the overall health and longevity of your cat cannot be understated. Cat vaccines are medically and scientifically proven to combat the incubation and transmission of crippling and fatal feline diseases. Our veterinary staff is dedicated to educating people about the importance of cat vaccinations, including what cat vaccines are necessary, and when they should be scheduled.

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What To Know About Your Cat's Pre and Post-Op Surgical Care

Understanding Why A Cat Surgery Has Been Recommended

At Albemarle Animal Clinic and West Stanly Animal Clinic, our primary concern is for the health and well being of your cat. Unfortunately, there may arise a circumstance when a surgical procedure is in the best interest of your feline friend, and in these times you will need to make that decision. We understand what that feels like, and our veterinarians and staff are here for you too.

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Preventive Care That Will Ensure A Happy, Healthy Cat

What Is Involved In A Cat Preventive Care Program?

At Albemarle Animal Clinic and West Stanly Animal Clinic, we understand that prevention is truly the best medicine where the health and wellness of your cat is concerned. This is why we offer our feline patients and their human counterparts a comprehensive array of cat preventive care services that promote cat health, wellness and longevity of life.

A cat preventive care program consists of:

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